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Love and Sin

By Tempestt Luckett
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  • Publisher : Temptation Publishing
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  • Pages : 233
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How does a simple encounter turn into nights filled with erotic dreams of a man she knows she shouldn’t want; Every time her eyes close, she bites her lip and squeeze her thighs together wishing that he was between them. But knowing that her handsome, sexy, wet dream is a risk. A risk she isn’t willing to take. ​ Sincere has been groomed for his position in the family business to keep the money over flowing and the streets filled with his product. Sincere has seen and done it all.Nothing in life could be better than the riches, the respect and of course the women. ​ Sincere knows he wants Lovely in the most erotic way, her playing hard to get only pushes him more to achieve his goal of making her his woman. Lovely doesn’t want to want Sincere, she makes it clear that she has no time for the falsehood a relationship can bring. Can Sincere convince Lovely to take the risk on him? Will Lovely let her guarded heart open and take a chance on the sexy Sincere?

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This book is available as open access through the Bloomsbury Open Access programme and is available on Angelic Troublemakers is the first detailed account of what happens when religious ethics, political philosophy, and the anarchist spirit intermingle. Wiley deftly captures the ideals that inspired three revered heroes of nonviolent disobedience-Henry Thoreau, Dorothy Day, and Bayard Rustin. Resistance to slavery, empire, and capital is a way of life, a transnational tradition of thought and action. This book is a must read for anyone interested in religion, ethics, politics, or law.

Sin is the New Love

By Abir Mukherjee
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  • Publisher : Sristhi Publishers & Distributors
  • Isbn : 9387022323
  • Pages : 216
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 237
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Ahi is an aspiring publisher and wishes to make it big someday. When her favourite author’s autobiography lands on her table – which has confessions of his heinous crimes, illegal businesses and few eminent others as his partners in crime – she doesn’t know if it’s real or someone’s trap. It could get her a big breakthrough, but little does she know that it would turn her world upside down completely. Her morbid curiosity pulls her into the depth of a conspiracy. She finds herself in the centre of various mishaps and murders, as if someone wants to lead the way. Driven by her childhood friend Samim’s encouragement, and watched over by the ever so charming ACP Rathore, she has to jeopardize her life to find the brutal truth of her past. Touching, thrilling and deeply mysterious, Sin is the New Love is the journey of a girl who stumbles upon the truth about her origin while chasing her dream.

The McCabe Reader

By Brian Davies,Paul Kucharski
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  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Isbn : 0567668916
  • Pages : 416
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 532
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Herbert McCabe OP was one of the most intelligent Roman Catholic thinkers of the 20th century, whose writings have enjoyed enormous and welcome success. A significant influence on philosophers such as Anthony Kenny and Alasdair McIntyre, McCabe also counted amongst his friends Seamus Heaney and Terry Eagleton, and moved amongst the literary elite. His wide personal interests are reflected in his writings, which cover a broad range of topics. In this reader we glimpse an insight into the workings of a brilliant mind occupied by topics including the philosophy of God and Christian doctrine, ethics and moral theology, the problem of evil, the philosophical theology of St Thomas Aquinas, the traditional catholic concern for prayer, liturgy, Mary and St Dominic. Further musings reflect on issues that interested McCabe the most - philosophy of God, Christology, fundamental and sacramental theology, and ethics. Edited by Brian Davies and Paul Kucharski, two well known McCabe specialists, the selection is a gem which will be of use to any reader interested in comprehending the key issues for a thoughtful life, and also includes some of McCabe's most dazzling sermons.

Slavery, Empathy, and Pornography

By Marcus Wood
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  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Isbn : 0191541931
  • Pages : 480
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Reads : 738
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Slavery, Empathy, and Pornography considers the operations of slavery and of abolition propaganda on the thought and literature of English from the late-eighteenth to the mid-nineteenth centuries. Incorporating materials ranging from canonical literatures to the lowest form of street publication, Marcus Wood writes from the conviction that slavery was, and still is, a dilemma for everyone in England, and seeks to explain why English society has constructed Atlantic slavery in the way it has. He takes on the works of canonic eighteenth- and nineteenth-century white authors which claimed, when written, to 'account' for slavery, and asks with some scepticism what kind of 'truth' they hold. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, chapters focus on the writings of the major Romantic poets, English Radicals William Cobbett and John Thelwall, the Surinam writings of John Stedman, the full range of slavery texts generated by Harriet Martineau, John Newton, and the social prophets Carlyle and Ruskin. Slavery, Empathy, and Pornography also contains a radical new critique of the operations of slavery within the work of Austen and Charlotte Brontë.

What Wondrous Love

By David H. Thiele
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : TEACH Services, Inc.
  • Isbn : 1479602698
  • Pages : 216
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 511
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Book Summary:

"What Wondrous Love delves into the controversial topic of unconditional love, examining the history of the concept, its infiltration into the theology of the church, and its dangerous effects. Although some may feel that author David Thiele downplays God's love, in reality he points readers to a truer understanding of God's love and His nature as revealed in Scripture and expounded upon in the Spirit of Prophecy, reminding all that Jesus came to this world to fulfill every condition of the righteous law of love. In so doing, we are granted the opportunity to overcome sin as Christ did and be reunited with our heavenly Father when Christ returns - What Wondrous Love, indeed!"--Page 4 of cover.

A System of Christian Doctrine, Volume 4

By Isaak A. Dorner
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Isbn : 1498295533
  • Pages : 458
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 400
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Book Summary:

This is Volume 4 of a 4 volume set.

Ravens Station Steward

By Ravens Station Steward
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  • Publisher : Ravens Station Steward
  • Isbn : 0986084212
  • Pages :
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 308
  • File Pdf: ravens-station-steward.pdf

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O wanderer, O man unrepentant, though you go about, seeking for that certainty as if it were a thing unknown, yet you could have known. Even Christ. But you are given to the inhabitation of the times, and that has carried the day for you. But there is another that shall come, even death, and his inhabitation shall take the times away from you. What worth your claim ignorance? For the glory of the Lord, even Christ Jesus, is it not to fill all the earth? But betaken with the times, you reject the glory of God. Yet to that one who is weary, repentance would have reconciled this one wanderer with a road back; in spite of the times. You have been beckoned all your life that you have a purpose. It was but for the glory of the Lord, your Creator. There is a drawing down to that inescapable day; and in that day the answer must be made.

A New Companion to Milton

By Thomas N. Corns
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Isbn : 1118827872
  • Pages : 688
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Reads : 330
  • File Pdf: a-new-companion-to-milton.pdf

Book Summary:

A New Companion to Milton builds on the critically-acclaimed original, bringing alive the diverse and controversial world of contemporary Milton studies while reflecting the very latest advances in research in the field. Comprises 36 powerful readings of Milton's texts and the contexts in which they were created, each written by a leading scholar Retains 28 of the award-winning essays from the first edition, revised and updated to reflect the most recent research Contains a new section exploring Milton's global impact, in China, India, Japan, Korea, in Spanish speaking American and the Arab-speaking world Includes eight completely new full-length essays, each of which engages closely with Milton's poetic oeuvre, and a new chronology which sets Milton's life and work in the context of his age Explores literary production and cultural ideologies, issues of politics, gender and religion, individual Milton texts, and responses to Milton over time

Reformed Systematic Theology, Volume 2

By Joel Beeke,Paul M. Smalley
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Crossway
  • Isbn : 1433559900
  • Pages : 1360
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 715
  • File Pdf: reformed-systematic-theology-volume-2.pdf

Book Summary:

The aim of systematic theology is to engage not only the head but also the heart and hands. Only recently has the church compartmentalized these aspects of life—separating the academic discipline of theology from the spiritual disciplines of faith and obedience. This multivolume work brings together rigorous historical and theological scholarship with spiritual disciplines and practical insights—characterized by a simple, accessible, comprehensive, Reformed, and experiential approach. In this volume, Joel R. Beeke and Paul M. Smalley shift from the doctrine of God (theology proper) to the doctrine of humanity (anthropology) and the doctrine of Christ (Christology). This extensive reformed theology explores the Bible’s teaching about who we are and why we were created, as well as who Jesus is and why his divinity is essential to the Christian faith.

A Transformed Mind and Heart

By Joseph Breault
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  • Publisher : Joseph L Breault
  • Isbn : 9780892830572
  • Pages : 261
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 374
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What should Christians expect of each other? Can a Christian judge another Christian? How should we give correction? This book draws on the wealth of insight from Scripture, Christian tradition, secular authorities, and the experience of modern Christian communities to portray an open, trusting, loyal attitude that is vulnerable and compassionate as a foundation to build strong relationships. The author's analysis includes the thought of the Desert Fathers, Thomas Aquinas, and Bernard Lonergan to understand the problems that stifle relationships.